Library News for April 11, 2018

The Library will be closed on Thursday, April 12, as library staff members will be attending required training in Bowling Green.  We must stay up-to-date with the newest technologies and library service if we want to be the very best at what we do. Our mission is to serve Allen County’s need to know.

There will be a free flower arranging class on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 pm. Join us as Harris Overholt helps us create wonderful arrangements. Supplies will be provide.

On Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm, teens are invited Edible Art. Participants will test their artistic abilities in creating masterpieces with various food items.  Prizes will be awarded to the artist of the most creative, most tempting, and most popular creations.  Registration is required for this free program.

Preschool children are invited to Story Hour on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. Homeschool Enrichment programs are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, and Toddler Time is Thursdays at 10:00 am. Saturday at 1:00 pm we offer Crafternoon for all school age children. Don’t wear your best clothes for Crafternoon because we are sure to make a mess.We hope you make visiting the library a part of your child’s weekly routine.

Loose Ends will teach you to knit or crochet. Crafters meet every Tuesday at 3:30. Supplies are provided for beginners.

Adults are invited to Chair Yoga on Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm.

New books for children this week include: Herodotus the Hedgehog by Jean-Luc Buquet, The Too Much Sisters by Carol Brendler, Mystery on the Lego Express by Trey King, That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Secrets of the Dark Side by Matt Jones, Emmett and the Bright Blue Cape by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Twighlight Chant by Holly Thompson A Hippy Toad by Peggy Archer & Anne Wilsdorf, Triangle by Barnett Klassen, The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds, Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez and Felicita Sala, Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre, Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo! by Trey King, The Littlest Viking by Alexandra Penfld, and Up, Down & Other Opposites by Ellsworth Kelly.

Older children will enjoy: Real Stories From My Time: Titanic by Emily Carlson Berne, Flunked by Jen Calonita, Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs, National Geographic Kids: Bird Guide of North America by Jonathan Alderfer, Who’s Who in the Bible by National Geographic Kids, Real Stories from My Time: The Underground Railroad  by Bonnie Bader, Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper, A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers, Slug Days by Sara Leach, Riding Lessons by Jane Smiley, Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island by Liz Kessler, The Problem Children by Natalie Lloyd, Hope in the Holler by Lisa Lewis Tyre, Switched by Jen Calonita, Snow Lane by Josie Angelini, Pride Wars: The Spinner Prince by Matt Laney, Abigail Adams Pirate of the Caribbean by Steve Sheinkin, and  Wed Wabbit by Lisa Evans.

New books on the adult fiction shelf include:  Covert Game by Christine Feehan, Every Note Payed by Lisa Genova, Hold Back the Dark by Kay Hooper, I’ve Got My Eyes On You by Mary Higgins Clark, Queen Anne’s Lace by Susan Wittig Albert, Miss Julie Raises the Roof by Ann B. Ross, Healing Grace by Beth Shriver, The Road Home by Beverly Lewis, Box of Butterflies by Roma Downey, The Amish Groom by indy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner, A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer, The Knowledge by Martha Grimes, I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.